Blogs about Strength

Get Out The Way!

Time is money.  Wish I had a nickel for every time I've heard that.  How often have you wished for more than 24 hours in a day? Prioritizing our to-do list can be quite challenging.  By a show of hands, how high do you rank your personal health and well being?  

What Type of Creatine is the Most Effective?

 Looking for ways to improve your workout? Want better strength, endurance, speed, and dexterity for your anaerobic exercise? There are a few options available to you. One of the safest and most reliable methods is to take a Creatine supplement. In this article, we will review what Creatine is, the effects of using it, and the different kinds available. Let’s get started!

Activity Doesn't Always Equal Accomplishment

One of my favorite basketball coaches had a phrase "fake hustle" he loved to use.  If you're into sports you've seen it before.  It's the guy that lackadaisically dives after a ball after it's ALREADY gone out of bounds.  It's the guy that misses an easy layup and commits a foul on the very next possession trying to make up for it.  How about the guy that botches the play drawn up in the last time out, then feigns an ankle sprain and looks at the bench like "Coach, I need a sub!"?

The "I" In Team

How many times have you heard "There's no "I" in team?  Take a closer look and you might reconsider.   

3 Phases of Training

I don't usually link back to my website...I'd rather let my blogs do the talking right here but I have a video I wanted to show you all that illustrates the 3 phases of training that make up the OPT model (which is the template I use when training clients)  

Personal training at Lake City Fitness Center

I am now offering personal training at the Lake City Fitness Center. If you would like to learn all about bodyweight training, please get in touch! I can design a program for any experience level, from beginner to elite athlete. Even if you have a tight schedule, we can try to get in short but intense workouts that will still push you to your limit and burn off the calories!

Best bodyweight exercises for triceps

I have to agree with all of the points made in the below video, as well as the progression. The only exercise I'd add is bodyweight triceps extensions, which utilizes the same movement pattern, but with a deeper range of motion. I include a second video for this exercise.

Three Reasons Why You Should Focus on Strength Training This Year

Last year was the year of the diet. So was the previous year, and the year before that, and the year before that… Isn’t it time for a different kind of focus? It is not as if smarter eating is out of fashion. But it is only one part of the health equation. While it is true that you are what you eat, you are also what you do with what you eat.

Free PDF Books and Videos

I have been busy updating my free PDF books. Below are short URLs for easy sharing!

FREE Bodyweight training programs PDF Book

I have heavily updated the bodyweight workout program PDF, which is totally free! It now includes a remedial program. The books also includes strength training and bodybuilding programs for beginners, intermediate athletes, and advanced athletes. Training tactics are also detailed at the end.